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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
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    Neighbors Evacuate Homes Near Fire

    JESSUP — Residents of a housing development near a fire at an industrial site were asked to leave their homes as  crews fought the fire. Jessup Family Housing is separated from Scranton Cooperage by a chain link fence and about 100 yards. The scene has drastically here just within the last half hour. The billows of smoke have changed from black to white. Around 3:30 p.m. police began evacuating the apartments, asking residents to leave or gather in the complex’s […]

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    PennDOT’s Paving Promise, But We’ll Have To Wait

    SCRANTON — Drivers in Lackawanna County are criticizing PennDOT for the way crews paved a pothole-filled road, paving only the shoulders but not the lanes. PennDOT officials say there’s a good reason for that. It may just take a while before you see new pavement on the Morgan Highway. PennDOT officials say they are getting calls and emails every day from drivers who use the Morgan Highway that connects Scranton with the Abingtons. You can see it’s in pretty poor […]

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    UPDATE: Search For Cause In Scranton Fire

    SCRANTON — At least two buildings were involved in a fire in Scranton Tuesday night. Fire officials said 11 people lived at the apartment house on Church Avenue. All got out safely after the house went up in flames around 9 p.m. Tuesday. Fire officials say the building will have to be torn down but first fire inspectors have more work to do to figure out what caused the fire. One by one, the residents of the apartment house showed […]

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    Scranton Saving Money on New Sidewalks

    SCRANTON — Rebuilding sidewalks in front of Scranton’s Police Headquarters could have cost around $80,000. But Newswatch 16 learned Tuesday that it will cost a fraction of that all because the Bricklayers’ Union is doing the city a big favor. Workers from Scranton DPW started ripping out the old sidewalks in front of the Scranton Police Headquarters yesterday. Later on this week, workers from the local Bricklayers’ Union will lay concrete all on their own time-saving the city tens of […]

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    Seafood Swiped From Supermarkets in Lackawanna County

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY —  For the second time in less than a month, police in Dickson City found themselves investigating a case of seafood theft. This time, a thief was caught shortly after ripping off two supermarkets of hundreds of dollars worth of lobster and other delicacies from the sea. Dickson City Police are still looking for a man they say stole lobsters and appliances from Wegmans in the borough back in May. The store was part of another seafood shoplifting […]

  • UPDATE: Man Behind Bars for Shooting Niece

    WAYNE COUNTY — State police arrested and charged 51-year old Louis Ogden of South Canaan Township with attempted homicide Friday night. Investigators said Ogden shot his 20-year-old niece, Rebecca Pisall, in the head at his home near Waymart Friday morning. Pisall was airlifted to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton and listed in critical condition. Ogden had nothing to say as he was led from state police barracks near Honesdale late Friday. He is behind bars at Wayne County Prison […]

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    Hill Section Neighbors Paying For Pools

    SCRANTON — Just in time for the start of summer vacation, pools in the city of Scranton are set to open this Saturday. But neighbors in one part of the city have been preparing for weeks in hopes that every kid can afford to swim this summer. The number of city pools in Scranton has shrunk over the past few years. Nay Aug Park pool is one of four that will open this summer. It’s also the only one where […]

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    COLTS Plans For New Bus Hub in Downtown Scranton

    SCRANTON — The County of Lackawanna Transit System, or COLTS as it’s called, took a major step this week toward building a new transportation hub in downtown Scranton. Officials are now set to break ground later this summer on Lackawanna Avenue. Whether the sun is beating down on the 100-block of Wyoming Avenue in Scranton, or the snow, places of shelter are a hot commodity for folks waiting for a COLTS bus. “Horrible, it’s awful because you’re freezing. In the […]

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    Changing Landscape at the Viewmont Mall

    DICKSON CITY — If you were looking to cool off at the Viewmont Mall in Lackawanna County. You likely noticed a number of shuttered store fronts inside. But officials say, that’s actually a good thing, all part of a strategy to add a restaurant and two new stores. The outside of the Viewmont Mall’s food court has been under construction since late last year and now several changing storefronts inside the mall are creating even more speculation. Tuesday, mall officials […]

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    Volunteers Build Playground For Valley View Terrace

    SCRANTON — On their first official day of summer vacation on Wednesday, a few hundred kids from south Scranton will have a new place to play. The bright sunshine made the yellows and greens pop, making the new playground at Valley View Terrace apartments all the more inviting, the several hours it took to put together, sometimes seeming as long as the several hours before summer vacation. “I just burst into tears with absolute joy! I can’t believe it. I […]

  • matthew stevens band teacher

    Former Teacher Enters Last-Minute Guilty Plea

    SCRANTON — A former band teacher from Lackawanna County was about to go on trial Monday but at the last minute decided to enter a guilty plea. He admitted having a sexual relationship with one of his students. A pool of potential jurors was ready to go for jury selection in a trial that could have lasted all week, but the defendant, Matthew Stevens of Forest City, decided he’d rather plead guilty than stand trial on some serious child sex […]

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    Priest Killed In Phoenix Had Ties To Scranton

    SCRANTON — Catholics across the country are reeling after a priest was killed, another brutally beaten in an attack at a church in Phoenix, Arizona earlier this week. The priest who was killed, Fr. Kenneth Walker, was a member of an exclusive order of priests partly because of the influences from a church in Scranton. St. Michael’s Church in west Scranton is one of the only churches in our area that celebrates the traditional Latin Catholic mass. This was once […]